Newton "Newt" Eugene Love, 86

May 07, 2010

MAY 3, 1924-MAY 5, 2010

MYERSVILLE, Md. - Mr. Newton "Newt" Eugene Love, 86, of Myersville, died Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro. He was the husband of Lois Jean "Patsy" Wiles Love.

Born in Bristol, Tenn., on May 3, 1924, he was a son of the late Stewart Franklin and Virginia Dickerson Love. In his early years, he was employed at Elevator Engineering Co. in Baltimore, and later at AeroJet, Control Data, Fedders and Airpax in Frederick.

He was a lifetime member of South Mountain Rod and Gun Club.

Surviving besides his wife are six children, Gale Bieht of Frederick, Jerry Love and his companion of Myersville, Terry Love and wife Cindy of Myersville, Phil Love of Boonsboro, Marty Love and wife Amy of Hagerstown, and Dreama Love of Mount Savage; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Lyn Marie Mitts; daughter, Elizabeth Ann Mitts; and a grandson, Matthew James, son of Marty and Amy.

The family will receive friends Friday, May 7, at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at the funeral home. The Rev. Tim May will officiate. Interment will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wolfsville Volunteer Fire Co., 12545 Wolfsville Road, Myersville, MD 21773.

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